The Theory and Practice of Investment Management. Asset Allocation, Valuation, Portfolio Construction, and Strategies. 2nd Edition

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THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

SECOND EDITION

In the challenging post financial crisis environment, investment managers require an understanding of a multitude of different issues, from how investment objectives are determined to the best way to construct a portfolio given an investment strategy. The Second Edition of The Theory and Practice of Investment Management recognizes these needs and addresses them with innovative insights from some of the most respected experts in the field of investment management.

Led by financial experts Frank Fabozzi and Harry Markowitz, the contributors to this book successful practitioners with hands–on expertise combine real–world financial knowledge with investment management theory to provide you with the practical guidance needed to succeed within today′s investment management arena.

Divided into three comprehensive parts (I) Instruments, Asset Allocation, Portfolio Selection, and Asset Pricing; (II) Equity Analysis and Portfolio Management; (III) Bond Analysis and Portfolio Management this comprehensive investment management resource offers valuable insights and analysis of all pertinent investment products while exploring a wide range of investment strategies.

Engaging and informative, the Second Edition of The Theory and Practice of Investment Management skillfully covers some of the most important aspects of this discipline along with the investment vehicles associated with it. Essential reading for practitioners and students alike, this valuable guide which contains key points and challenging questions in each chapter will help you use proven investment management techniques to protect and grow a portfolio within today′s dynamic financial environment.

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About the Editors xiii

Contributing Authors xv

Foreword xvii

PART ONE Instruments, Asset Allocation, Portfolio Selection, and Asset Pricing 1

CHAPTER 1 Overview of Investment Management 3Frank J. Fabozzi and Harry M. MarkowitzSetting Investment Objectives 4

Establishing an Investment Policy 4

Selecting a Portfolio Strategy 6

Constructing the Portfolio 6

Measuring and Evaluating Performance 7

Key Points 14

CHAPTER 2 Asset Classes, Alternative Investments, Investment Companies, and Exchange–Traded Funds 15Mark J. P. Anson, Frank J. Fabozzi, and Frank J. JonesAsset Classes 15

Overview of Alternative Asset Products 21

Investment Companies 31

Exchange–Traded Funds 36

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs: Relative Advantages 39

Key Points 41

Questions 44

CHAPTER 3 Portfolio Selection 45Frank J. Fabozzi, Harry M. Markowitz, Petter N. Kolm, and Francis GuptaSome Basic Concepts 47

Measuring a Portfolio s Expected Return 49

Measuring Portfolio Risk 52

Portfolio Diversification 56

Choosing a Portfolio of Risky Assets 60

Issues in Portfolio Selection 68

Key Points 76

Questions 78

CHAPTER 4 Capital Asset Pricing Models 79Frank J. Fabozzi and Harry M. MarkowitzSharpe–Lintner CAPM 79

Roy CAPM 81

Confusions Regarding the CAPM 82

Two Meanings of Market Efficiency 83

CAPM Investors Do Not Get Paid for Bearing Risk 94

The Two Beta Trap 95

Key Points 100

Questions 101

CHAPTER 5 Factor Models 103Guofu Zhou and Frank J. FabozziArbitrage Pricing Theory 104

Types of Factor Models 105

Factor Model Estimation 112

Key Points 118

Appendix: Principal Component Analysis in Finance 119

Questions 124

CHAPTER 6 Modeling Asset Price Dynamics 125Dessislava A. Pachamanova and Frank J. FabozziFinancial Time Series 125

Binomial Trees 127

Arithmetic Random Walks 128

Geometric Random Walks 134

Mean Reversion 142

Advanced Random Walk Models 148

Stochastic Processes 152

Key Points 157

Questions 158

CHAPTER 7 Asset Allocation and Portfolio Construction 159Noël Amenc, Felix Goltz, Lionel Martellini, and Vincent MilhauAsset Allocation and Portfolio Construction Decisions in the

Optimal Design of the Performance–Seeking Portfolio 161

Asset Allocation and Portfolio Construction Decisions in the

Optimal Design of the Liability–Hedging Portfolio 173

Dynamic Allocation Decisions to the Performance–Seeking and Liability–Hedging Portfolios 179

Key Points 195

Appendix 196

Questions 202

PART TWO Equity Analysis and Portfolio Management 205

CHAPTER 8 Fundamentals of Common Stock 207Frank J. Fabozzi, Frank J. Jones, Robert R. Johnson, and Pamela P. DrakeEarnings 208

Dividends 210

The U.S. Equity Markets 213

Trading Mechanics 215

Trading Costs 220

Stock Market Indicators 222

Key Points 224

Questions 226

CHAPTER 9 Common Stock Portfolio Management Strategies 229Frank J. Fabozzi, James L. Grant, and Raman VardharajIntegrating the Equity Portfolio Management Process 229

Capital Market Price Efficiency 230

Tracking Error and Related Measures 233

Active vs. Passive Portfolio Management 239

Equity Style Management 240

Passive Strategies 245

Active Investing 247

Performance Evaluation 264

Key Points 267

Questions 268

CHAPTER 10 Approaches to Common Stock Valuation 271Pamela P. Drake, Frank J. Fabozzi, and Glen A. Larsen Jr.Discounted Cash Flow Models 271

Relative Valuation Methods 278

Key Points 284

Questions 285

CHAPTER 11 Quantitative Equity Portfolio Management 287Andrew Alford, Robert Jones, and Terence LimTraditional and Quantitative Approaches to

Equity Portfolio Management 289

Forecasting Stock Returns, Risks, and Transaction Costs 292

Constructing Portfolios 298

Trading 300

Evaluating Results and Updating the Process 302

Key Points 304

Questions 305

CHAPTER 12 Long–Short Equity Portfolios 307Bruce I. Jacobs and Kenneth N. LevyConstructing a Market–Neutral Portfolio 308

The Importance of Integrated Optimization 312

Adding Back a Market Return 316

Some Concerns Addressed 321

Evaluating Long–Short 323

Key Points 324

Questions 325

CHAPTER 13 Multifactor Equity Risk Models 327Frank J. Fabozzi, Raman Vardharaj, and Frank J. JonesModel Description and Estimation 328

Risk Decomposition 330

Applications in Portfolio Construction and Risk Control 336

Key Points 341

Questions 343

CHAPTER 14 Fundamentals of Equity Derivatives 345Bruce M. Collins and Frank J. FabozziThe Role of Derivatives 345

Listed Equity Options 348

Futures Contracts 366

Pricing Stock Index Futures 370

OTC Equity Derivatives 375

Structured Products 380

Key Points 381

Questions 382

CHAPTER 15 Using Equity Derivatives in Portfolio Management 383Bruce M. Collins and Frank J. FabozziEquity Investment Management 384

Portfolio Applications of Listed Options 386

Portfolio Applications of Stock Index Futures 390

Applications of OTC Equity Derivatives 399

Risk and Expected Return of Option Strategies 410

Key Points 413

Questions 414

PART THREE Bond Analysis and Portfolio Management 415

CHAPTER 16 Bonds, Asset–Backed Securities, and Mortgage–Backed Securities 417Frank J. FabozziGeneral Features of Bonds 417

U.S. Treasury Securities 421

Federal Agency Securities 423

Corporate Bonds 424

Municipal Securities 428

Asset–Backed Securities 430

Residential Mortgage–Backed Securities 434

Commercial Mortgage–Backed Securities 450

Key Points 453

Questions 456

CHAPTER 17 Bond Analytics 457Frank J. FabozziBasic Valuation of Option–Free Bonds 457

Conventional Yield Measures 463

Total Return 468

Measuring Interest Rate Risk 471

Key Points 484

Questions 486

CHAPTER 18 Bond Analytics 489Frank J. Fabozzi and Steven V. MannArbitrage–Free Bond Valuation 489

Yield Spread Measures 496

Forward Rates 498

Overview of the Valuation of Bonds with Embedded Options 505

Lattice Model 507

Valuation of MBS and ABS 522

Key Points 531

Questions 533

CHAPTER 19 Bond Portfolio Strategies for Outperforming a Benchmark 535Bülent Baygün and Robert TzuckerSelecting the Benchmark Index 536

Creating a Custom Index 539

Beating the Benchmark Index 544

Key Points 553

Questions 554

CHAPTER 20 The Art of Fixed Income Portfolio Investing 557Chris P. Dialynas and Ellen J. RachlinThe Global Fixed Income Portfolio Manager 558

The Global Challenge 565

Portfolio Parameters 565

Regulatory Changes, Demographic Trends, and Institutional Bias 568

Information in the Markets 569

Duration and Yield Curve 573

Volatility 574

International Corporate Bonds 577

International Investing and Political Externalities 579

Foreign Investment Selection 579

Currency Selection 582

Key Points 583

Questions 584

CHAPTER 21 Multifactor Fixed Income Risk Models and Their Applications 585Anthony Lazanas, António Baldaque da Silva, Radu Gãbudean, and Arne D. StaalApproaches Used to Analyze Risk 587

Applications of Risk Modeling 615

Key Points 621

Questions 622

CHAPTER 22 Interest Rate Derivatives and Risk Control 623Frank J. FabozziInterest Rate Futures and Forward Contracts 623

Interest Rate Swaps 634

Interest Rate Options 640

Interest Rate Agreements (Caps and Floors) 642

Key Points 643

Questions 644

CHAPTER 23 Credit Default Swaps and the Indexes 647Stephen J. Antczak, Douglas J. Lucas, and Frank J. FabozziWhat Are Credit Default Swaps? 648

Credit Default Swaps Indexes 654

Key Points 658

Questions 658

About the Web Site 661

Index 663

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